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and what does this mean for businesses and america's competitiveness. here to discuss this, michelle, former chancellor of the public schools in washington d.c. and the ceo and founder of students first. michelle, we're happy to have you. you're such an education expert. let me start with the first question, can this be fixed? because just about every ceo tyler and i talk to are very worried about u.s. competitiveness and, you know, where will they get top talent in the workplace if our kids in school just aren't doing well? do you think? >> it can absolutely be fixed. i hear the same thing from business folks saying they can't find people in the applicant pool that have the skills and knowledge to fill mission critical jobs. that means there is a misalignment what we teach kids and what the workplace requires. it can be fixed but fist, make sure we have high standards for all of our children. and we're putting those things in place through the common core standards, which will ensure we have a set of national standers that are internationally benchmark. that's one important thing to
. and as michelle cabrera tells us, it would provide new opportunities for u.s.-based oil companies. >> reporter: there is only one oil and gas company in mexico. it has been that way since 1938. in the middle of a socialist revolution, the company kicked out all foreign oil companies and the government took control of the production. for decades, they were one of the top producers, but not anymore. down from 3 and a half million barrels s a day in 2004, to le now. the spokesperson said the key to a turn around, accessing the oil in the deep gulf of mexico. deep water drilling is very expensive. just renting a platform costs up to half a million dollars as a day. they spent more than 20 billion, however, they think they need $60 billion. the problem is, they don't have that kind of money. >> reporter: so the mexican president is pushing for reform which finally would allow foreign investment. the debate is expected to begin this week on just how far the reform reforms will go. the more generous they are to foreign companies, the more investment they will get, but they will also be more controve
to engage in quiet rea reflection, he is surd by his wife michelle and three children, joining me now to take a measure of this man, are two people who knew nelson mandela very well, rick stengel is a former managing editor of time and coauthor of mandela's autobiography, long walk to freedom and also mandela's way, lessons on life, love and courage, jerry inzerillo is president and ceo of img artist and a close friend of mandela's in a moment we will not only be joined by them but former mayor of new york city, david dinkins. >> let me begin with you, jerry, you knew nelson mandela for 20 years. >> 22 years. >> rose: godfather to your daughter. >> yes. >> rose: near the father, know the family. >> yes. very well. >> rose: tell me how they are handling this, because they have to have expected it. >> yes. i think it is clear to see that, you know, especially with respect to mrs. michelle he is a very gracious, elegant woman, very dignified woman, you know, mrs. mandela, win any mandela the girls, nani, zuni they have been beautiful through this whole process. i think there is a profoun
to resign. >> ifill: and spencer michels profiles david hockney, the prolific artist who continues to innovate using technology to advance his work. >> hockney, at 76, shows no signs of slowing down, and in
will live i will do what i can to learn from him. to graca machel and his family, michelle and my family, send them good wishes and i only hope the time spent with his last few weeks, brought strength and comfort to his family. to the people of south africa, we draw strength from the renewal and resilience that you made real. a free south africa, at peace with itself. that is an example to the world. and that is madiba's legacy to the nation that he loved. we will not likely see the likes of nelson mandela again. so it falls to us, as best we can, to forward the example that he set, to make decisions guided not by hate, but by love. never discount the difference that one person can make, to strive for a future that is worthy of his sacrifice. for now, let us pause and give thanks for the fact that nelson mandela lived. a plan who took history in his hands and bent the arc of moral universe towards justice. may god bless his memory and keep it in >> ifill: other reaction began coming in from the u.s. and around the world. in new york, ban ki moon: we have to learn from the wisdom and dete
to learn from him. to his family, michelle and i, tend our deepest sympathy and gratitude for sharing this extraordinary man with us. his life work meant long days away from those who loved him most. and i only hope that the time spent with him these last few weeks brought peace and comfort to his family. to the people of south africa who draw strength from the example of renewal and reconciliation and resilience that you made real. a free south africa at peace with itself. that's an example to the world and that's madiba's legacy to the nation he loved. we will not likely see the like of nelson mandela again. so it falls to us as best we can to forward the example that he set, to make decisions guided not by hate but by love. never discount the difference that one person can make. to strive for a future that is worthy of his sacrifice. so now, let us pause and give thanks for the fact that nelson mandela lived who took history and bent the arc of the moral universe towards justice. may god bless his memory and keep him in peace. captioning sponsored by rose communications from our st
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